In April 2018, Paradise Valley United Methodist Church began hosting a monthly PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) support group. The group meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7 pm in H7. Anyone who is a member or an ally of the LGBTQ community, including Transgender, Bisexual, Asexual, Intersex, or other non-binary identifying individuals as well as Lesbians and Gays, are welcome to join the group.
The meeting is open to the public and, of course, to our church community. There is no charge.
Read more about PFLAG Phoenix and support meetings held in the Phoenix area here, including meeting guidelines: http://pflagphoenix.org/support-meetings/
PVUMC joins Dayspring UMC in Tempe as a meeting place. Other churches who host PFLAG meetings are First UCC in downtown Phoenix, First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mesa, and The Beatitudes in west Phoenix. The Fountains UMC and Desert Mission UMC, who used to host PFLAG meetings, are welcome to come to the PVUMC meetings or any others in the valley.
For more information about PVUMC’s meeting, contact Adele Swan, a member of the Diversity Ministry Team and host of this meeting, or call the church office at 602.840.8360.